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Hello. This is my personal blog. I will use it to share articles that I find relevant, and from time to time to write my personal thoughts on matters such as music, philosophy, ecology and so on. Feel free to send me a private message through the contact form, or sign up your email address (down left) to get notified of new posts. …

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I’m launching a new series of posts called Turntable where I’ll share songs/compositions that caught my attention. One by one I’ll add them to a playlist that you can stream for your listening comfort click here to open the playlist at YouTube or scroll down to the bottom to activate the embedded player. First song in the series is a cover …

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“Women are made to be loved, not understood.” Oscar Wilde

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The years to come will be defined by struggles over our ability to imagine radically expanded horizons beyond the capitalist enclosure of the commons. – Max Haiven The Empire of Complicity “The struggle against hopelessness is in some ways very personal and in some ways very common. The idea that the global capitalist system as it is today cannot be …

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To people who religiously support technological innovation as the bearer of equality, freedom and democracy: we couldn’t be more removed from such a utopia at this moment. The internet is held by and divided between a few major fanatic-libertarian corporations, thus ensuring the ultimate of monopolies, one where democratic regulation by people and governments don’t apply. Apostles of such a …

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Opleidingen met een minder directe toepassing en van ogenschijnlijk kleiner nut vormen onze grootste bescherming tegen kortzichtigheid en fundamentalisme, beweert Ramsey Nasr. We moeten studenten niet pushen om louter te doen waar ze goed in zijn of waar het geld valt te halen, maar waar ze gelukkig in zijn. “De paradox: juist de opleidingen met een minder directe toepassing en …

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By Tim Hjersted “Now if we want to dream big, let’s dream big. In the future, I see a society where the basic needs of every human being are guaranteed: food, shelter, health care – cradle to grave security. I see a future without the need for toilsome work, without nation-states, without rulers and ruled, hierarchy or war. You think …

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“Il faut savoir ce que l’on veut. Quand on le sait, il faut avoir le courage de le dire ; quand on le dit, il faut avoir le courage de le faire.” – Georges Clemenceau “You have to know what you want, when you want it, you must have the courage to say it, and when you say it, you …

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  Sarah Manning and Jeff Boxer for the Content Creators Coalition We love Zoe Keating. She’s not just an amazing artist. Keating is an unofficial ambassador of good will between two cultures desperately in need of common ground – arts and technology. By publishing her royalties and earnings from digital music services, she has offered transparency that helps artists take charge of …

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(from musictechpolicy.wordpress.com) Once again, Zoë Keating provides a leading voice for artists rights and leads by personal example. In her compelling viral blog post, “What Should I Do About YouTube,” Zoë describes a recent encounter with the demands of YouTube the definitive “new boss” monopoly video service owned by Google. She asks her community for advice in making a decision …

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